New Business Card Holders

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Project by Lori posted 08-12-2009 12:45 AM 5439 views 23 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few of the newest batch.
The pictures do not do them justice. Tried to be creative with the backrounds to show the different types of wood.
Ebony & Lacewood both w/ Quilted Maple accent, Zebrawood w/ Ebony accent, Ebony, Bloodwood w/ Ebony & Quilted Maple accent and finally Lacewood w/ Lacewood and Ebony accent .
Have several others that did not fit on this project showcase will attach more.
Please forgive the polish residue we were in a hurry to get the picutes uploaded before we sell them.

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#1 posted 08-12-2009 12:53 AM

these are all very well done , lori .
you have a good eye ,
and a steady hand .
i have racked my brain for years ,
trying to find that special something ,
now i see that you had it all along !

they are beautifull .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 08-12-2009 12:53 AM

Nice, very nice thank you for sharing.

-- Nubs,Reserve

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#3 posted 08-12-2009 01:00 AM

Wow those are pretty slick. Nice job on them. Curios to know how much you sell them for?

-- "When was the last time you did something special for your gun?"

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#4 posted 08-12-2009 01:08 AM

These look great. I really enjoy the lacewood holder.

-- James -

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#5 posted 08-12-2009 01:30 AM

Very impressive Lori, just beautiful!
I love the wood combination and the quality/skill of workmanship…..... or in this case “workwomanship” !

I sure hope you don’t mind if I “borrow” your design for a couple of gifts for my daughter?????

Don’t know if I did this before or not but…........ Welcome to LJ’s, the most addictive site on the internet.

Keep those beautiful project coming

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#6 posted 08-12-2009 01:57 AM

Welcome to LJs , Lori ! These are wonderful in every aspect : ) Can ya teach me how to make some ? LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 08-12-2009 02:51 AM

I use the Incra system to make to make the joints and the hinges, and a hingecrafter to make the hole to insert the brass rods ito the hinges. the design can be founds on the Incra web site under projects.
They are fairly easy to make but at the same time a pain in the butt too…very tedious to finish.
It has taken us several bathces to perfect the fit and finish. Once we have our finish on them we buff then they get buffed with the beall system.

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#8 posted 08-12-2009 03:59 AM

Those are great. You got a ‘how to’ on these?


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#9 posted 08-12-2009 12:24 PM

these are just amazing.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#10 posted 08-12-2009 12:30 PM

Beautiful work. What more is there to say?

-- Working at Woodworking

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#11 posted 08-12-2009 03:27 PM

I figured that INCRA must have played a part in such exquisite items. Not to take away the workmanship required to take ordinary to the extraordinary . INCRA rules.. I have the TSLS32 and the dovetail router set up is on the list.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#12 posted 08-12-2009 03:45 PM

Holy Cow! Those are the best looking business card holders I have ever seen!
Great Job!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#13 posted 08-12-2009 06:57 PM

i have made wooden hinges before but not of a caliber like this these card holders look great

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#14 posted 08-16-2009 05:11 PM

You’ve hit another home run Lori.
If that doesn’t grab a business clients’ attention when you pull one out, nothing will!
Beautiful work.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#15 posted 08-16-2009 05:20 PM

Well done plus beautiful woods

-- Custom furniture

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